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City & State NY’s Bronx Power 50

City and State NY and its sister publication NY Nonprofit Network are out with their Bronx Power 50 list. The publications write: “For a borough that had been all but abandoned for decades, the Bronx is bouncing back. With our […]

Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Launches Public Hearings and Family Complaint Hotline as Lead Crisis Continues As part of his ongoing investigation into the City’s response to lead poisoning in children citywide, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced today the first in a series […]

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
A lone reef is placed at the foot of a memorial dedicated to Bronxites who were killed in the Twin Towers.--Photo by David Greene

The Bronx Remembers It’s Own

The Bronx Remembers It’s Own by David Greene A damp and dreary day didn’t stop a crowd of 100, who gathered at Jacobi Hospital to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Residents and elected […]

by · September 14, 2018 · News
A woman was assaulted and robbed of a shopping cart along Perry Avenue and Holt Place.--Photo by David Greene

One Suspect in Custody, Two Other Sought in Unrelated Assault-robbery Cases in Norwood

One Suspect in Custody, Two Other Sought in Unrelated Assault-robbery Cases in Norwood by David Greene The NYPD is reporting one suspect is in custody and two others are sought for two recent, unrelated assault and robberies cases in the […]

by · September 14, 2018 · News
BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’ On Friday, September 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Supreme Court of Bronx County will co-host the borough’s annual ‘Day of Remembrance’ to commemorate the families, friends and […]

by · September 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
Where The Pols Are, September 13 — Primary Day edition

Where The Pols Are, September 13 — Primary Day edition

It’s Primary Day in the Bronx. Don’t forget to vote. 10:00 AM – The New York City Campaign Finance Board meets, Joseph A. O’Hare S.J. boardroom, 100 Church St., 12th floor, Manhattan. 10:00 AM – Amanda Septimo votes at P.S. 48 […]

Amanda Septimo

Bronx Chronicle Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly (AD 84)

In the 84th Assembly District, The Bronx Chronicle endorses 27-year-old challenger Amanda Septimo, a former top aide to Rep. Jose Serrano, against 24-year incumbent Assemblywoman Carmen E. Arroyo. While both women hold similar position on the issues, Septimo has the […]

Bronx Primary Election Guide for September 13

Bronx Primary Election Guide for September 13

The state primaries are on Thursday, September 13th. On Thursday, Bronx voters will cast their ballots in the primary election contests for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, in addition to races for state Senate, Assembly and other political party […]

L’Shanah Tovah! Happy Rosh Hashanah

L’Shanah Tovah! Happy Rosh Hashanah

The Bronx Chronicle Wishes Our Readers a Sweet and Happy New Year In Celebration of Rosh Hashanah! L’Shanah Tovah!

by · September 11, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Religion
Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton

Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton

Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton by David Greene A few dozen demonstrators protesting a recent incident where one person was killed and four others were wounded outside of a local tavern, briefly scuffled with staff members of […]

by · September 7, 2018 · Crime, News
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Endorsement for September 13 Democratic Primary: State Sen. Jeff Klein

The Bronx Chronicle proudly and loudly endorses State Senator Jeff Klein in the upcoming Democratic primary election on September 13. Sen. Klein is an able, experienced and diligent state lawmaker. He is well-deserving of re-election as our representative in Albany. […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carranza visit Pre-K and 3-K classrooms at P.S. 25, The Bilingual School, Bronx. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

On First Day of School, Chancellor Carranza Hops a School-Bus with Kids

  Chancellor Carranza briefly exchanged his chauffeured SUV for a standard yellow school bus Wednesday morning and accompanied a pair of Queens tots on their inaugural 15-minute trip to PS 377. Climbing aboard at 7:30 a.m. on 159th Avenue in […]

by · September 5, 2018 · Election News, News
BP Diaz Allots $10 Million for School

BP Diaz Allots $10 Million for School

With the new school year set to begin, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that his office has provided nearly $10 million in new capital funding to public schools in every corner of the borough. “Our public schools […]

by · September 4, 2018 · Education News, News
Sepulveda, Blake and Gibson Tour Water-damaged NYCHA Building

Sepulveda, Blake and Gibson Tour Water-damaged NYCHA Building

SENATOR SEPULVEDA, OTHER BRONX ELECTEDS WORKING WITH NYCHA TO HELP RESTORE FLOOD-DAMAGED APARTMENTS, COMPENSATE TENANTS State Senator Luis Sepulveda said today that he, Assemblyman Michael Blake and City Councilmember Vanessa Gibson are working with the New York City Housing Authority […]

by · August 29, 2018 · News
Passing Of Neil Simon, Bronx Icon of plays and Screen

Passing Of Neil Simon, Bronx Icon of plays and Screen

By Rich Mancuso The entertainment world and Bronx was sad to hear this morning about the passing of  Neil Simon the Pulitzer and Tony Award writer and most known for the “Odd Couple”, “Barefoot In The Park” and “Lost In […]

by · August 26, 2018 · Entertainment, News, Television, Theater